Husband of Child Care Provider Arrested in Child Molestation Cases; Others Victims Sought: LAPD

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A man suspected of molesting two young girls at the Del Rey home where his wife runs a day care center has been arrested, the Los Angeles Police Department announced Thursday.

Pedro Borda is seen in a photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department.
Pedro Borda is seen in a photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department.

Pedro Aguirre Borda, 61, was taken into custody about 5:50 a.m. Wednesday in the 11500 block of Braddock Drive on two felony charges of child molestation, according to an LAPD news release.

The alleged abuse occurred in 2007, when Borda was 52 years old, the release stated.

The initial case was reported that same year, but no charges were filed. A second case, also from 2007, was reported this year, according to LAPD.

Recently, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed warrants in the two cases.

The victims were 5 and 3 at the time of the alleged molestation, according to police.

“All of the incidents occurred at Braddock Drive where his wife also runs a daycare center,” the LAPD release stated.

Borda’s bail was set at $1.2 million, according to police.

Detectives with LAPD’s Operations-West Bureau, Special Assault Section have asked for help in locating possible additional victims.

Anyone with information is asked to call the section at 213-473-0447 between 6:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

During non-business hours or on weekends, callers can dial 1-877-527-3247. Those who want to leave a tip anonymously should call 800-222-8477.

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